A Honda was hijacked in the 2200 block of Howard Street, and a cell phone was stolen in a sidewalk robbery in the 2100 block of Oakton Street  These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.


2200 Howard

A 2017 Honda was hijacked in the Target store parking lot at 2209 Howard St. at about 7 p.m. yesterday. According to Evanston Cmdr. Brian Henry, the victim was a 37-year-old Skokie woman, who was pulled out of  her vehicle by another woman, estimated to be in her early 20s,  who picked up two male companions and drove west on Howard. As of late Monday, the vehicle had not been recovered, Cmdr. Henry said.

2100 Oakton

An 18-year-old Evanston man was beaten by three other men during a disturbance at a party in the 2100 block of Oakton Street on Saturday around 6 p.m. The suspects took the victim’s cell phone. The victim, who was not seriously injured, refused medical treatment and was generally uncooperative with police, according to EPD Cmdr.Henry.


1740 Oak

Shaun Ike Rollinson, 49, of 15113 Page Ave., Harvey, was arrested at 1740 Oak Avenue at 6:05 p.m. Friday and charged with burglary.

Criminal Damage

1900 Dempster

Someone damaged the hood of a 2012 Hyundai in a business parking lot in the 1900 block of Dempster Street at 8:38 p.m. Saturday.

Criminal Trespass

136 Ridge

Jerry D. Kennedy, 42, of 4820 Greenleaf St., Skokie, was arrested at 136 Ridge Ave. at 5:40 p.m. Saturday and charged with trespassing on real property. He is due in court on Feb. 20 at 9 a.m.


1454 Elmwood

Gary Cooper, 36, of 17 E. Monroe St., Chicago, was arrested at 1454 Elmwood Ave. at 3:37 p.m. Saturday and charged with resisting and obstructing an officer. He is due in court on March 13 at 10:30 a.m.

Shots Heard

Ridge at Brummel

Gunshots were reported at Ridge Avenue and Brummel Street at 8:54 p.m. Saturday. Police checked the area, but found nothing.


2400 Main

A purse was taken from an unsecured locker at a health club in the 2400 block of Main Street at about 5:57 p.m. yesterday.

1600 Chicago

Groceries were stolen from a grocery store in the 1600 block of Chicago Avenue at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

1600 Sherman

Miscellaneous merchandise was taken from a store in the 1600 block of Sherman Avenue around 4:45 p.m. yesterday.

1900 Lincoln

A purse was removed from the back room of a home in the 1900 block of Lincoln Avenue at about 11 a.m. Thursday.

1800 Chancellor

Some political signs were removed from the yard of a home in the 1800 block of Chancellor Street between 9 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

2100 Green Bay

Hygiene products were taken from the Walgreens pharmacy in the 2100 block of Green Bay Road around 3 p.m. Saturday.

1117 Howard

Davin D. Ramirez, address unknown, was arrested at 1117 Howard St. at 12:46 p.m. Wednesday and charged with theft.


1509 Asbury

Octavio S. Carrillo, 34, of 4820 N. Albany Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 1509 Asbury Ave. at 3:16 p.m. yesterday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on Feb. 25 at 9 a.m.

Church at Ewing

Daniel Dashawn Davis, 21, of 1013 ½ Brown Ave., was arrested at Church Street and Ewing Avenue at 8:40 p.m. Friday and charged with a traffic violation. He is due in court on March 13 at 9 a.m.

Incidents listed appear among the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt, which can only be determined by a court of law. Court appearances take place in Cook County 2nd District Circuit Court in Skokie. 

Related Document:

Crime Bulletin (03Feb20)

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio...

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